Adel El Hallak is director of product management for NGC at NVIDIA, responsible for the strategy and delivery of products across the company’s GPU-optimized software portfolio. Previously, Adel was director of product management for IBM's cognitive systems unit. His mission was to help organizations realize business value with machine and deep learning through optimized hardware and software offerings. During his 14 years at IBM, Adel also held leadership positions across sales and marketing for HPC and advanced analytics. Adel holds a degree in computer science from McGill University and an MBA from Warwick Business School.